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AMCHAM Fireside Chat with The Hon. Robert Rapson, U.S. Embassy Seoul

Thursday, April 15, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

* Registered attendees will receive online access information.


Online Broadcast

Please join us for a fireside chat with the leader of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Korea. Broadcast live from the Habib House, the official diplomatic residence in Seoul, Charge d'Affaires ad intermin Robert Rapson will discuss his experience and goals as acting U.S. ambassador as well as share his insights on the challenges and opportunities facing the U.S.-Korea partnership today.

Note: This event is closed to press.


COST KRW 0 for members
KRW 0 for non-members
Noon, Wednesday, April 14, 2021

About the Speaker

The Hon. Robert Rapson, Charge d'Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy in Seoul

Rob Rapson is a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor. He assumed his current position as Chargé d’Affaires ad interim at U.S. Embassy Seoul on January 20, 2021. Immediately prior, Mr. Rapson served as Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Seoul, 2018-2021 and as Political Minister Counselor and acting Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Tokyo, 2015-2018.

Rob Rapson’s substantial Korea experience includes assignments as Director of the Office of Korean Affairs at the Department of State, 2012-2015; Deputy Economic Counselor/Senior Trade Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul, 1997-2000; and Vice Consul, U.S. Embassy Seoul & U.S. Consulate Busan, 1984-1986.

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(email) amchamrsvp@amchamkorea.org

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